The Autodesk Inventor 2013 Essentials course is designed for new users who require comprehensive training in Autodesk Inventor software. This hands-on foundation course covers the basic Autodesk Inventor features used to create, edit, document, and print parts or assemblies. Students learn about basic features by referencing print documentation and using real-world exercises.

This course is designed for students to learn the basics of mechanical 3D computer-aided design using Autodesk Inventor 2013. Students learn how to navigate the gesture-based user interface and receive overviews of the basic sketching, part-modeling, and assembly-modeling techniques. The course also includes a general review of the tools used for creating mechanical drawings.

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The primary objective of the course is to teach students the skills needed to create part and assembly models of moderate complexity and document those designs with drawing views.

After completing this course, student should be able to

  • Use basic part and assembly modeling techniques
  • Be familiar with documenting models with drawings and annotations

Our courses run from 9.30 am to approximately 4.15pm. While you are with us we are focused on offering you a relaxed and productive learning environment. When you book a course with us you get the following:

  • A full colour training manual/book.
  • The exercises that you have worked on during your course to allow you to practice afterwards.
  • USB stick to take the exercises away.
  • Certificate of attendance
  • Freshly prepared lunch.
  • Refreshments throughout the day.
  • Training in fully air conditioned facilities from an experienced instructor.

A basic design and/or engineering knowledge.

It is recommended that you have a working knowledge of Microsoft Windows.

  • Getting Started
  • Projects in Autodesk Inventor
  • The User Interface
  • Online Help and Tutorials
  • Creating Sketches
  • Constraining Sketches
  • Dimensioning Sketches
  • 2D Sketch Tools
  • Introduction to Sketched Features
  • Working with Sketch Planes
  • Creating Extruded Features
  • Creating Revolved Features
  • Work Planes
  • Work Axes
  • Work Points
  • Fillet  and Chamfer Features
  • Hole and Thread Features
  • Shell Features
  • Pattern Features
  • Rib
  • Introduction to Assembly Modeling and the Browser
  • Placing Components in an Assembly
  • Creating Components in an Assembly
  • Constraining Components
  • Adaptive Components
  • Presentations
  • Using Drafting Standards
  • Base Views
  • Projected Views
  • Section Views
  • Detail Views
  • Auxiliary Views
  • Broken Views
  • Break Out Views
  • Managing Views and Sections
  • Dimensioning a Drawing View
  • General Annotation Placement
Dates & Prices

This course is run by arrangement for private groups and 1-2-1 sessions.

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